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Old 09-19-2013, 11:35 AM   #1
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Drywall is down. Is there anything I should do?


So I recently took the drywall down in my house. I did this so I could rewire and insulate it. Is there anything else I should considering doing while the drywall is down?

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Adding or moving outlets, running speaker or cable wires.
Sealing top and bottom plates where there's any gaps, plumbing or wiring was run.

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finding any issues with framing, dry rot, etc.
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Network and phone cables.
TV coax cables.
Air sealing.
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Absolutely. Make a video recording of the exposed wall, foot by foot, top to bottom. Then put the files some place you can easily access (e.g., youtube with private access only). You'll thank me some day ;-)
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Run a chase for future wires, never know what you are going to need to install down the line.

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